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Chandler Centenarians

Elizabeth Lawton 

By Nicole Ransom & Heidi Ross
Summary by Elizabeth Auer
 
Centennial LogoElizabeth Lawton was born November 12, 1912 in York, North Dakota to James McCarthy of Laverne, Minnesota and Gertrude Brown of Utica, Missouri. She is the youngest of her three older brothers Jay, Hiram and Donald. As she was told, Elizabeth “ruined their baseball team,” but her mother wasn’t going to stop until she had a girl.  Elizabeth’s father James attended law school at the University of Minnesota. She remembers him as a very conside